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    1. December 21, 2015

      Dealmakers claim 2015 boom is different

      After a record-shattering year for global dealmaking, there is more to come.  That is the overwhelming message from top...

    2. November 22, 2015

      Rolls-Royce needs to quietly give activist investor the brush-off

      Shareholder activists used to be a rough bunch. Once they built a stake in a business, their main aim was to sow...

    1. November 10, 2015

      Activists to intensify pressure on boards

      Activist investors will intensify their pressure on the boards of companies by pushing for strategic disposals and...

    2. October 20, 2015

      BNY Mellon cost cuts help drive earnings

      Cost cuts drove an improvement in underlying earnings at Bank of New York Mellon, the world’s largest custody bank by...

    3. October 9, 2015

      Week in Review, October 10

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Volkswagen’s US chief blames...

    4. October 6, 2015

      DuPont boosted as chief bows out

      DuPont shares surged higher on Tuesday after the company’s chief executive abruptly outlined plans to retire. Ellen...

    5. October 5, 2015

      Chief Ellen Kullman leaves early as DuPont cuts profit outlook

      DuPont on Monday announced the early departure of Ellen Kullman, its chief executive, slashing its profit forecast and...

    6. October 5, 2015

      General Electric: with friends like these

      But for a dreary stock price chart tracing chief executive Jeff Immelt’s 14-year tenure, Nelson Peltz’s presentation on...

    7. October 5, 2015

      Activist Nelson Peltz takes stake in GE

      General Electric has come under pressure to deliver accelerated returns from activist investor Nelson Peltz, whose...

    8. August 6, 2015

      Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman seizes 7.5% Mondelez stake

      Bill Ackman, the activist hedge fund manager, has seized a 7.5 per cent stake in Mondelez, the maker of Cadbury’s...

    9. May 13, 2015

      Nelson Peltz fails to win board seats at DuPont

      Nelson Peltz has been defeated in his attempt to win a board seat at chemicals company DuPont, in the highest-profile...

    10. May 13, 2015

      Activist investors take aim at chief of Bank of New York Mellon

      The Wall Street offices of Bank of New York Mellon are steeped in the history of its famous founder, Alexander...

    11. May 11, 2015

      S&P warns on DuPont’s creditworthiness

      DuPont’s creditworthiness could be hurt if Nelson Peltz, an activist investor, succeeds in gaining board representation...

    12. April 27, 2015

      Investor advisory group backs Peltz for DuPont board

      Nelson Peltz, the activist investor, won the backing of an influential shareholder advisory group in his battle for a...

    13. April 26, 2015

      DuPont: close play

      In baseball, if the fielder’s throw arrives at first base at the exact same moment as the batter’s foot, the referee...

    14. April 22, 2015

      Improved BNY Mellon results buy time with activists

      Bank of New York Mellon, the world’s largest custody bank, delivered improved quarterly results that may buy executives...

    15. January 27, 2015

      DuPont steps up cost-cutting plan

      DuPont has set out plans for accelerated cost cuts and share buybacks, as the largest US chemicals company by market...

    16. January 16, 2015

      Pepsi and Peltz end two-year feud

      A two-year stand-off between PepsiCo and activist investor Nelson Peltz over whether the company should be broken up...

    17. January 9, 2015

      Peltz launches campaign for shake-up of DuPont board

      Nelson Peltz, the veteran investor, on Thursday night launched a campaign to force his way on to the board of DuPont,...

    18. October 28, 2014

      Madison Square Garden explores break-up

      The Madison Square Garden Company’s shares soared after it revealed it is exploring a potential break-up that would...

    19. September 17, 2014

      DuPont / Peltz: Chemical reaction

      Nelson Peltz has a novel reason for why breaking up DuPont will create value for shareholders: lower costs. That is a...

    20. September 17, 2014

      Nelson Peltz calls for DuPont break-up

      Trian, the activist investment fund led by Nelson Peltz, has accused US chemicals group DuPont of “destroying...

    21. September 2, 2014

      Danone chief Riboud splits leadership role

      Franck Riboud, Danone’s chairman and chief executive, is to split his role after 18 years at the helm of the French...

    22. August 4, 2014

      Managers should ask themselves: what would Carl Icahn see?

      Carl Icahn makes more money between sips on his outsized Martinis than most mortals make in a lifetime. Last week, the...

    23. July 28, 2014

      Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5bn

      Dollar Tree has agreed to acquire Family Dollar in an $8.5bn cash and stock deal that will marry two of the US’s...

    24. July 23, 2014

      Pepsi: treatment, not surgery

      The patient is not in perfect health. Symptoms of illness are visible. But surgery is not yet required. The results of...

    25. July 23, 2014

      Calstrs calls on Pepsi to give Trian place on board

      One of the US’s largest pension funds has asked Pepsi to give activist investor Nelson Peltz a seat on the board, after...

    26. July 1, 2014

      Activist Peltz turns attention to BNY Mellon

      The activist investor Nelson Peltz has revealed a $1bn stake in Bank of New York Mellon, firing the opening shot in a...

    27. May 29, 2014

      Judgment of  Solomons should be to spurn Marcato

      Squeaky wheels don’t always merit greasing. Shareholder Marcato Capital has suggested that InterContinental Hotels...

    28. May 7, 2014

      Mondelez and DE Master in coffee merger

      Mondelez International and DE Master Blenders 1753 have agreed a deal to create a global coffee powerhouse with annual...

    29. April 17, 2014

      Snack appetite fuels PepsiCo profit

      PepsiCo’s profit rose 13 per cent in the first quarter, as higher snack sales offset a flat drinks business, while the...

    30. April 1, 2014

      Schulte Roth & Zabel to advise European activist hedge funds

      A leading US law firm has opened a practice in London to advise activist hedge funds amid signs that American funds...

    31. March 28, 2014

      Top M&A lawyer attacks activist investors

      The head of one of America’s top mergers and acquisitions law firms has launched an attack on the country’s best-known...

    32. February 20, 2014

      Nelson Peltz to take Pepsi break-up case to shareholders

      Nelson Peltz will take his campaign to split PepsiCo directly to fellow investors, less than a week after the US drinks...

    33. FT Alphaville

      February 20, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Brad DeLong on macro’s faustian bargain. - Go west, bank bro. And Kevin Roose discusses his...

    34. February 20, 2014

      Pepsi / Coke: cola wars

      The Pepsi Challenge ads from years ago had consumers blindly sipping Pepsi and Coke and then indicating their...

    35. February 20, 2014

      Danone: milk but not much honey

      It’s been a case of milk but not much honey for investors in Danone over the past 12 months. Shares in the French...

    36. February 18, 2014

      Mondelez set for new cost-control strategy

      Mondelez has hired Accenture to help it implement a severe cost-control budgeting system championed by 3G Capital, the...

    37. February 13, 2014

      Pepsi shares slip after split rebuff

      PepsiCo shares fell after it said it would not split off its drinks business despite a declining US soda market and...

    38. February 12, 2014

      Mondelez struggles amid tough environment for food groups

      Mondelez International’s fourth-quarter earnings and sales missed analyst expectations as the maker of Oreo cookies and...

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